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Monday, 12 October 2015

Broken rice upma

                          Podi ari upma/pamma upma/broken rice upma

Serves:4 to 5


Broken rice-1 1/2 cup
Water for cooking the broken rice-

For seasoning/tempering/phann/thalikaan/tadka

Oil-2 tbsp
Mustard seeds- 1 tsp (heaped spoon)
Cumin seeds-1 tsp
Black gram/urad dal/uzunnu- 1 tsp
Curry leaves- 2 sprigs
Dry red chilli- 2

Coconut scrapings- 3/4 cups
Salt to taste


1.Remove dirt by hand picking.Then wash thoroughly for 2 to 3 times.Then soak the broken rice in water for 5 minutes.


2.Meanwhile heat oil in a kadai ,once it is hot add in the mustard seeds(or rai/soriso/sarson/kaduku)
and allow them to pop up.

3.Once done add in the cumin seeds  and let them pop up.

4.Now add urad dal,curry leaves and broke the dry red chillies and pour them too into the hot oil.Saute for a minute or two by changing the flame to low.

 5.Once done pour in the water and let it boil.Add salt according to taste .

6.Once the water starts bubbling add in the soaked and strained broken rice and give a stir .Do a taste test for salt and adjust accordingly.

7.Cover and cook till the rice is soft and smashes in between fingers.

8.Once it is almost done add in the coconut scrapings and mix well.

9.Our upma is ready to be served.It can be served along with curd or any spicy curry of your choice like potato curry.ENJOY...!!!

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